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an excellent meeting with the team here, the various agencies in charge, including the department of defense, the department of energy, and others that will need to respond very quickly. we have had a chance to talk to regional officials as well. i just had a phone call with the governors of the potentially impacted states and cities in the region. at this stage everyone is confident that the staging process, the positioning of resources, commodities, and equipment that will be needed to respond to the storm are in place. as craig has emphasized, this has not made landfall yet. we do not yet know where it will hit, where we're going to see the biggest impacts. that is exactly why it is so important for us to respond big and fast as local information starts coming in. i want to thank all of the members of the team for the outstanding work they're doing, but the other thing that makes this storm unique is that we anticipate it will be slow moving. meaning it may take a long time not only to clear, but to get, for example, power companies back in to clear out the trees and put things back in pl
would work on is pushing america policies, and the particular homeland defense and national security. when we pay u.s. tax dollars, they ought to be supporting u.s. jobs. often we are not using u.s. employees for these things. and what i made in wisconsin for earlier -- i went on a made in wisconsin tour earlier and too often those jobs are going overseas and that is irresponsible. summit johnson was talking about -- tommy thompson was talking about drilling in alaska to create jobs here. it is ridiculous. if an energy products -- creek page in wisconsin. -- that would create good pay in .isconsin's reques she is opposed to the houston pipeline. she is talking about alternative energy. solyndra as another one of the democratic things they felt good about giving money. let's talk about the paper industry. when she had a chance, when the paper industry said would you vote to have epa back off because if not, of which will lose thousands of jobs in wisconsin. she said no, i will vote for epa against the paper industry and it will probably lose 7500 jobs because of that. >> tommy thompso
, it seems to me they're generally satisfied with defense cooperation and have accepted and cooperated on sanctions, but they have considerable concerns about war and considerable concerns about the consequences of iraq and what our policy is in syria, and certainly palestine. would anyone like to comment about that? >> i'll go first, if you don't mind. can everybody hear me? i think part of iran's failure is isolating itself from its neighbors, particular the g.c.c. states. under ahmadinejad from 2005, the islamic republic has done a lot to scare everybody in the region, so its nuclear pursuits, a range of sanctions. if you look at the policy before ahmadinejad, there was a tendency to seek some sort of cordial working relationship with the g.c.c. states, including saudi arabia, especially saudi arabia. for example, they really tried to ease some of the tension between iran and saudi arabia. he fled a much more con sill tarry policy. of course, the historic and ideological tension between the two sides never went away, but ahmadinejad has management to really exacerbate tensions with
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